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Floodwatch

Flood Warning information is provided by the Meteorological Office at Ronaldsway Airport.

Tidal Flood Warnings - 0 No warning in operation. Flooding not expected or danger passed; 1 Flood Watch - Flooding possible. Be aware of and prepare for risk of flooding (situation will be monitored and information updated); 2 Minor flooding is likely inland (e.g. due to blocked drains, etc.) or waves are likely to break over exposed coastal roads with debris and temporary flooding; 3 - Significant risk of flooding likely to cause damage and/or disruptionRiver Flooding Warnings Key - 0 No warning in operation. Flooding not expected or danger passed; 1 Flood Watch - Flooding possible. Be aware of and prepare for risk of flooding (situation will be monitored and information updated); 2 Minor flooding is likely inland (e.g. due to blocked drains, etc.) or waves are likely to break over exposed coastal roads with debris and temporary flooding; 3 Significant risk of flooding likely to cause damage and/or disruption

Weather and sea conditions around the Island are continuously monitored by a network of weather stations and tide gauges operated by the Department of Infrastructure.

Forecasters at Ronaldsway use weather forecast information together with tidal predictions and storm surge forecasts to monitor the risk of flooding 24 hours per day, 365/6 days per year. The flood warning status for the Island is updated when necessary and communicated to the Department's Duty Officers, the Island's Emergency Services and to the community by various means.

Stay up-to-date

Isle of Man Floodline 686100 - a recorded message continuously available by telephoning +44 1624 686100 (calls charged at local rate) which provides the current flood warning status for the Island and more detailed information about any flooding expected. The message is updated as required by the duty Forecaster at Ronaldsway.

For further information and updates to forecasts call:

  • Recorded Weather Forecast (updated 6 times each day) – 0900 6243 300 
  • Recorded Shipping Forecast (updated 5 times each day) – 0900 6243 322 
  • WeatherMann - Speak to the Forecaster (24 hours) – 0900 6243 200 

Calls cost 50p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

Notice

Forecasts are based on the latest data available at the time of issue but are subject to updates and changes. Always ensure that you have the most recent information – please refresh the page to check for updates.

You accept all risks and responsibility for losses, damages, costs and other consequences resulting directly or indirectly from any use of this information.

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